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If its a diesel you need to clean your battery posts. you lost power and the fuel pump stopped.
It could be your brake switch. Make sure your not riding the brake. One set of points in the brake switch is for the cruise.
I did on a ford taurus. You have to measure around the pulleys. Its trial and error.
The accelerator pump is bad, no working. its delivers the extra gas the motor needs until the main jets can catch up.
The car is making a noise like a bad U joint, but, it has rubber U joints. Could it be a bad CV joint?